Women's Basketball ACCtion: Saturday, November 22
Nov. 22, 2008
CHICAGO – Abby Waner scored 24 points and No. 6 Duke responded to its first loss of the season with a dominating 93-52 win over Southern in the consolation game of the DePaul Invitational on Saturday.
The Blue Devils (3-1) struggled through most of Friday's loss to Hartford before a late rally in the final five minutes.
ATLANTA - The Georgia Tech women's basketball team tied the 15-year school mark of 27 steals on its way to a 72-37 win over Mississippi Valley State (0-1) at Alexander Memorial Coliseum Saturday afternoon.
Senior Jacqua Williams recorded four steals including the 279th of her career to become the Yellow Jackets all-time record holder. Williams moved past former Tech standouts Kisha Ford and Tiffany Martin, who each have held the record since 1997.
CLEMSON, SC - The Clemson women's basketball team lost on Saturday evening by an 82-75 count to the Georgia State Panthers at Littlejohn Coliseum. With the loss, the Lady Tigers fell to 2-2 for the young season, while the Panthers won their first contest of the 2008-09 season.
Lele Hardy kept Clemson in the game throughout the night, scoring 22 of her career-high 32 points after halftime. Her 32 points were the most for any Lady Tiger since Lakeia Stokes scored 32 almost five years ago to the day, November 21, 2003. Hardy hit shots from just about everywhere, going 12-18 on the night and connecting on 5-6 from behind the arc, while adding three perfect free throw tries as well.
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – NC State’s trip to Minnesota got off to a sour beginning with a stunning 65-61 loss to Yale in the first game of the Subway Classic at Williams Arena.
Shayla Fields led NC State (3-1) with 18 points, while Nikitta Gartrell and Tia Bell had 15 and 10 points respectively.